Lionel Richie to perform at Cascais CoolJazz festival

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 16-11-2019 18:00:00 · 2 Comments

North American singer Lionel Richie returns to Portugal in 2020 for a concert at the CoolJazz festival, which takes place in the summer in several places in Cascais

According to the promoter Live Experiences, Lionel Richie takes to the stage of the Manuel Possolo Hippodrome, in Cascais, on 25 July. This is the first confirmation for the 17th edition of EDP CoolJazz.

The return of the American singer to Portugal is also a return to the CoolJazz line-up, where Lionel Richie performed in 2015, when the festival took place in Oeiras.

Lionel Richie, 70, is the voice of songs like "Hello", "All night long", "Say you, say me" and "Endless love", the latter in a duet with Diana Ross.

In the 1960s he was vocalist and saxophonist for Commodores, responsible for themes such as "Easy", "Three Times a Lady", "Still" and "Sail On".

In 1982 he made his solo debut with an album of the same name, published by Motown, which included, among others, "You are" and "My love". The singer's most recent original album, "Just go", dates back to 2009.

Over the course of his career, he has won almost 40 nominations for awards such as the Oscars, the Golden Globes and the American Music Awards, having been "awarded 17 times for his unique albums and themes".

"On 25 July, Lionel Richie will meet EDP Cool Jazz for an unforgettable concert, where the public will embark on a unique journey through their repertoire", says the producer.

The price of tickets for Lionel Richie's concert varies between €35 and €75.

The line-up for the 16th edition of the CoolJazz festival, which took place in July this year, included artists and bands such as Diana Krall, The Roots, Tom Jones, Jamie Cullum and Kraftwerk.


The Lionel Richie concert has been postponed until next year we purchased 2 x tickets for CoolJazz in Cascais the new dates in 2021 are not good for us but FNAC are refusing to refund our tickets and I think this is incorrect can you please give advise on this as the Manager in Cascais was very rude and unhelpful

By Carol Welch from Other on 17-06-2020 12:27

We live in Cascais!!

By Fred from Lisbon on 20-11-2019 03:42
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